Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
the for the baltimore grand prix, our big story this morning. >> it all wraps up this morning. george lettis made a pit stop by the track to see how things were going. >> the race to the end of the second annual grand prix of baltimore is in the home stretch. so far, the new organizers of the race say despite literal bumps in the road, it's been a success, even though they know they won't make money on this. >> we came on board so late. we had about 100 days and we are realistic. to do it right, you need more than 100 days. >> making money was a big issue for downtown restaurants last year. a lack of marketing and access to places like harbor east, federal hill and little italy brought disappointing business. so far this year -- >> but this year it's improved. they're more familiar with what roads are closed and which ways they can travel, so if you come to little italy, you will not be blocked by any barricades. >> the races on saturday ended at around 6:30 instead of around 9:00 p.m. last year and we are told they redesigned the track to allow better access to neighborhoods. but do these crowds compa
Sep 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
after a house fire in east baltimore. what neighbors had to say about the victim. >> cheering crowds for both the presidential candidates where they visited. >> and the first full day of the grand prix is in the books. what you can expect today. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first let's check outside with meteorologist tony pann. it stinks, it's swampy outside. it's nasty. >> 5:00 in the morning! >> don't you think it smells funny outside? >> i don't know where you were traveling. >> where were you? >> the air quality in baltimore stinks. >> the mold spores are high because of the rain. >> you don't stink, though. >> i did shower this morning. >> thank you. >> we did shower -- not together. >> where is this show going? it's 5:00 and you've dragged us into the mud. 72 at the airport, humidity over 90%. you'll feel that when you step outside this morning but i think it'